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Ag Equipment Operator

Lookout Ag Enterprises

Loving, NM

$14.79 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15753613667
Email address to Apply:
togden@windstream.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
Ag Equipment Operator-Laborer Agricultural employee is required to work with many different types of farm machinery for soil preparation, crop planting and harvesting. Worker will be required to drive and control farm equipment to till soil, seed/plant, fertilize, , cultivate and harvest cotton and alfalfa. Employee is required to maintain and make minor repairs of the equipment they operate. Mechanical skills and experience are preferred to use equipment necessary to perform the tasks above. Worker will be required to perform routine mechanical repairs and maintenance on farm equipment. The worker is also required to attach farm implements, such as plow, disc, sprayer, or harvester, to tractor, using mechanic’s hand tools. To work as an agricultural equipment operator requires physical coordination, decision-making ability, mechanical aptitude and driving skills. The ability to listen to and follow verbal directions is imperative. The job entails working outdoors in all types of weather (extreme heat, cold, wind dust, rain and snow). Worker must crouch, bend, lift and carry items weighing up to 100 pounds. Worker is required to have a current driver’s license. Employer provided items (at no cost to the worker): All tools and equipment necessary to perform the duties assigned as well as transportation between worker(s) on-site housing and the work site. A cell phone or two way radio will be provided for emergency and ranch communications at no cost to the worker (excluding long distance charges).Repetitive duties to be completed on a regular/daily basis include: a. Mechanics and upkeep of farm equipment b. Mechanics shop kept in working order c. Preparing and storing equipment used in fieldwork d. Field work (includes all phases of field preparation, harvest, irrigation) e. Communicate with employer using business radio of cell phone f. Duties as assigned daily Drivers license required, 3 months experience is required. Long/odd hours with split shifts required during irrigation Increased wages and bonus may be possible depending on expereince.
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Additional Hours while irrigating. See Addendum C
Number of Hours Per Week:
54
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Lookout Ag Enterprises
Location:
Loving, NM 88256
Telephone Number:
+15753613667

Worksite

Address:
200 W Ogden Rd, Loving, NM 88256

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22322-595911
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/2/2022

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